Over 30 Regional Artists From 3 States To Debut At the 12th Regional Juried Exhibition in Freeport

Freeport – The Freeport Art Museum celebrates the opening of the 12th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition on Friday November 13 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The show offers regional artists from Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin the opportunity to debut their latest work and includes a wide range of contemporary art.


Dawn Wohlford-Metallo, the Visual Arts Director for Quad City Arts based out of Rock Island, IL. will be this years Guest Juror.

Ms. Wohlford-Metallo oversees the art gallery at the Quad City International Airport as well as a gallery in Rock Island.  She also received an MFA in sculpture from the University of Colorado, Boulder and is a practicing artist.

Award announcements and comments from the juror and recognized artists will begin around 6:00 pm.

This years exhibiting Artists are as follows:

  1. Jean Apgar – Rockford, IL
  2. Brian Baugh – Monmouth, IL
  3. Victoria Bein – Edgerton, WI
  4. Phyllis Bergagna – Freeport, IL
  5. Christian Bernal – Bloomington, IL
  6. Dan Brinkmeier – Mount Carroll, IL
  7. Bradley Cahill – Sycamore, IL
  8. Keri Joy Colestock – Pingree Grove, IL
  9. Ed Derwent – Chicago, IL
  10. Ingrid Dohm – Rockford, IL
  11. Joan Flynn – Freeport, IL
  12. Richard Frost – Freeport, IL
  13. Alan Fusco – Rockford, IL
  14. Karen Gines – Rockford, IL
  15. Roger Goodspeed – Freeport, IL
  16. Carol Hamilton – Woodstock, IL
  17. Will Haun – Rockford, IL
  18. Jean Hess – Aurora, IL
  19. Tony Kokes – Chicago, IL
  20. Paula Kuehl – McHenry, IL
  21. Bob Logsdon – Dixon, IL
  22. Benjamin Madeska – Chicago, IL
  23. Kari McDonald – Rockford, IL
  24. Nanette Mosher – Freeport, IL
  25. Ahavani Mullen – Chicago, IL
  26. Paul Nitsche – Ridgeway, WI
  27. Barry Ross – Fairfield, IA
  28. Jo Scheder – Madison, WI
  29. Elizabeth Shriver – Coralville, IA
  30. Trina Smith – Oshkosh, WI
  31. Dena Tollefson – Cedar Rapids, IA

The Freeport Art Museum promotes an understanding of art and culture through their collections, exhibitions, and education and contributes to the vibrancy and revitalization of our community by being the region’s foremost resource and destination for art.  Established in 1975, the Freeport Art Museum (FAM) is housed in a converted brick school built in 1911.

The Freeport Art Museum is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that receives no direct tax support. Operating expenses are procured through fundraising events and individual donations. Proceeds generated from the fundraising events contribute to FAM’s mission and ensure the future of the arts and art education in the community.


Freeport Art Museum
121 N Harlem Ave
Freeport, Il 61032
Opening Reception – Friday, Nov. 13th from 5-8 PM.

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